There is a story out today in the N&O, and indeed another at the Daily Tarheel about Elizabeth Edwards. She did a number of book signings, a handful of interviews, and basically spent the whole day discussing her new book Saving Graces. I was lucky enough to hear her speak briefly yesterday and I have to tell you that once again it seems we have a couple with an uber-husband in the front (think Bill Clinton) and a wife who holds her own in any arena off to the side (Senator Edwards Part Two anyone?). I'll not pretend to have had any special moment with Mrs. Edwards, but I can now attest to what others have said - when you share the room with her you sense the kindness and generosity of spirit. I can say no more. In fact, when I first saw her I wasn't prepared to see her and ended up giving her a big smile from a distance because she was so overtly friendly. Then, I did a double-take and realized who it was walking towards me, shook hands briefly, and went back to what I was doing.
For more on the day's events, I'll excerpt the N&O and DTH below. Also, you can click on the book picture to order a copy at Amazon, or better yet, walk on down to your local bookseller.